Ruled on behalf of Ain Shams on Thursday 11/26/2015, the imprisonment for “Mohammed Ashraf Mohammed Ibrahim,” 1st year first year at the Faculty of Commerce – Helwan University, fifteen days pending investigations, in case number 23 608 for the year 2015 cover of Ain Shams.

It is noteworthy that the security forces had arrested the student on Wednesday 11/18/2015 arbitrarily illegally without a permit from an area in Ain Shams, and taken to an unknown location to his relatives and lawyers, and remained under forced disapearence throughout the whole week, until he was presented before the public prosecutor last Thursday whom remained him in custody for 15 days pending investigations.

The student arbitrary arrest and force disappearance both are flagrant violation of the laws and international conventions to which Egypt has signed and ratified, particularly as stated in Article 55 of the Egyptian Constitution and the current, which states that: “Every person who is either arrested, detained, or his freedom is restricted shall be treated in a manner that maintains his dignity. He/she may not be tortured, intimidated, coerced, or physically or morally harmed; and may not be seized or detained except in places designated for that purpose, which shall be adequate on human and health levels. The State shall cater for the needs of people with disability. Violating any of the aforementioned is a crime punished by Law. An accused has the right to remain silent. Every statement proved to be made by a detainee under any of the foregoing actions, or threat thereof, shall be disregarded and not be relied upon”

As well as article 54 which states: ” Personal freedom is a natural right, shall be protected and may not be infringed upon. Except for the case of being caught in flagrante delicto, it is not permissible to arrest, search, detain, or restrict the freedom of anyone in any way except by virtue of a reasoned judicial order that was required in the context of an investigation, every person whose freedom is restricted shall be immediately notified of the reasons therefore; shall be informed of his/her rights in writing; shall be immediately enabled to contact his/her relatives and lawyer; and shall be brought before the investigation authority within twenty four (24) hours as of the time of restricting his/her freedom.’